Wednesday, March 29, 2017


How Physical Violence In The Home Emotionally And Psychologically Harms Urban Kids In America.

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In many urban areas across the country, particularly here in The South, urban kids are more likely to be harmed by in many cases their mother’s boyfriends than cops, teachers, or even vigilantes. What’s even more disturbing to me is that the vast majority of urban parents in this country support corporal punishment... [Read more...]

Black Businesses & Black People, Do we love ourselves?

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our greatest challenge as a people is to love and value ourselves. Self-love is the key and necessary factor for loving others and being willing to work with them, share with them, and trust them. We fall short on self-love in that we help, support, and advocate for others over ourselves. We trust others more than we trust our... [Read more...]

Do Black Men want to get married?

March 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the 21st century, the process of dating and being in a relationship has changed drastically from what is has been. Once upon a time, sophisticated courting, chivalry and “taking it slow” was the norm for those dating. Now, dating consists of following each other on all social media sites, hanging out at each other’s... [Read more...]

Mr. President Donald Trump, What If It Was Your Mama?

March 27, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re living in poverty; your schools are no good; you have no jobs; 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?” It was an attempt to appeal to Black voters. Needless to say,... [Read more...]

Crackhead vs. Crackhead.

March 27, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The other day, my neighborhood celebrated its 50th  birthday. It’s a poverty-stricken, low-income, crime ridden community; yet, they believe that they’re entitled to celebrate their milestones just as well as other places. The highpoint of the get-together is the annual fight when two druggies engage in a fierce argument... [Read more...]

Repeal And Replace Obamacare.

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When it comes to repealing and replacing Obamacare, defenders of President Barack Obama’s signature domestic law constantly ask, “What about those with pre-existing illnesses?” After all, the most popular feature of Obamacare is that it prohibits insurance companies from denying coverage because an applicant has a pre-existing... [Read more...]

Understanding the Priesthood of Jesus Christ.

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Christian Talk, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We are in a teaching on a new and better covenant, and in this we need to understand the priesthood of Jesus Christ. We have a High Priest that covers us, who allows us to come out and do what we do in the church.  A priest oversees the work of the temple.  There are three significant things concerning the priesthood of Jesus... [Read more...]

Will Colin Kaepernick become the next Craig Hodges?

March 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most high profile names of the 2016 NFL season remains a free agent in 2017. Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, became the face of the season long discussion about NFL protests of the National Anthem during the 2016 NFL season. His actions of kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem... [Read more...]

Voting Rights.

March 23, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Fifty-one years ago, on March 24, 1966, the United States Supreme Court struck down the last poll taxes in this country. It was a victory for the American people and for the case’s lead plaintiff, Annie A. Harper, an elderly African-American woman who could not afford to pay Virginia’s poll tax to cast her ballot. That spring,... [Read more...]

How to Invest in Yourself.

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Investing in yourself means legitimately improving your ability to produce greater value for others within your area of expertise, and decreasing your risk of financial loss. There are many ways to invest in yourself, but they can be narrowed down into four categories: 1. Personal Growth: Gaining clarity and focus on your values... [Read more...]

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